The Tools for Schools™ (TFS™) program is designed to help children with cochlear implants succeed in the classroom. On this page you will find uniquely designed resources to help parents and teachers support children with cochlear implants at school. These TFS resources will ensure children have a successful and rewarding educational experience.
AB makes it simple for schools to help children succeed in the classroom. Click on the headings below to download resources to communicate, in‑service, and document progress.
Use the TFS Guides and product videos below to assist you in managing your student's equipment. To speak with Advanced Bionics directly about a troubleshooting issue or if you have any other questions, please contact an AB representative at 866-844-HEAR (4327) or via email at ToolsforSchools@AdvancedBionics.com.
Product guides will help you become familiar with operating a child’s sound processor.
Tools for Toddlers provides free resources that help parents chronicle, support, and enhance their young child’s journey to hearing. From early intervention logs to literacy strategies to exploring communication options, these downloadable tools can help facilitate early language development.
“Olivia is doing incredibly well at her mainstream school. She speaks both English and Welsh. She is reading above her age range, knows all her phonics, and enjoys participating with the school choir.”
— Keilly Fassett, mother of Olivia, AB recipient
Improved hearing and understanding in the classroom makes a positive difference in your child’s education. Students require clear access to the voice of a teacher, especially in noisy situations and over distance.